Farina v. Nokia, Inc.Petition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2011
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-1064||3d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2011|
Issue: (1) Whether a regulation based on authority conferred by a statute that explicitly disclaims any implied preemptive effect can impliedly preempt state law on a "frustration of purpose" theory of preemption; and (2) whether an agency's National Environmental Policy Act regulation, which imposes no substantive requirements, may preempt substantive state health, safety, or consumer-protection laws.